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Dec 25, 2012 2:00am PST
a special touch to the city. >> this small belgian city -- world famous. its landmarks are its churches. eight of them within less than 3 square kilometers. most of them are centuries old. two churches have their own carrion's. he sees himself as a kind of fortunate custodian of the city. >> i find it really inspiring that my instrument is housed in such a beautiful historic buildings. from the towers, i have a wonderful view. i can see what is going on below, and that is really inspiring. >> of the city is proud of its bills. the royal carry on school was founded here in 1922. students from around the world, both professionals and gifted amateurs, come here to perfect their performance. >> here, it is the feeling that counts. i am from the netherlands where the written is more important, but here, they listen to the sound. and at eddie gets its pick of the most talented pupils. it takes years for the students to earn a diploma that entitles them to play in public. playing carry on, require silence, says eddie. he finds it in the attic of his home this is where he comes to compose. >> t
Dec 30, 2012 1:00pm PST
is happening in the city below. i become absorbed in this atmosphere. >> this is home to predominantly kurds and arabs, and it seems most of them have caught pigeon fever. many shops in the city hosts auctions every evening. bidding starts at about two euros, but the finest birds can fetch thousands. >> the goods are carefully inspected, and much tea is consumed. the sign let's punters no exchanges are out. >> he is no gambler and is not convinced by the birds on offer tonight. >> the most i have ever paid for a bird is about 400 euros. >> the most expenve bds are the ones that can fly abroad and back. thousands of kilometers from here to germany or holland, for example. >> but pidgeon breeding in turkey is not always a peaceful pastime. knives or pistils are drawn during fights over the best birds. that is what brought on the shootings that the end of april, a fight which left one dead and two injured. there are aund 10,000igeo breeders here alone. the city's bazar = -- bazaar revolves around this pastime. it is where arif purchases jewelry for his beloved creatures. evening has fallen, and
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